The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 865 893 881
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 27 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.003% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £85,000 £70,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 21 £85,000 +21.42% 2
South East +12 19 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 14 - -
Reading - 12 - -
Hampshire - 5 £85,000 -
Andover - 5 £85,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Marlow - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
3 16 (37.21%) Degree
4 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
4 15 (34.88%) Open Source
5 14 (32.56%) Marketing
6 13 (30.23%) TOGAF
7 11 (25.58%) Zachman Framework
7 11 (25.58%) Internet
7 11 (25.58%) Oracle
7 11 (25.58%) SOA
7 11 (25.58%) Big Data
7 11 (25.58%) Internet of Things
8 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL
10 7 (16.28%) Broadband
10 7 (16.28%) Middleware
10 7 (16.28%) Finance
10 7 (16.28%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (16.28%) OpenStack
10 7 (16.28%) Network Management
11 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.63%) UML
12 5 (11.63%) Scrum
12 5 (11.63%) Retail
12 5 (11.63%) Local Government
12 5 (11.63%) SysML
12 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Internet
2 7 (16.28%) Broadband
2 7 (16.28%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.65%) CTI
3 2 (4.65%) MPLS
3 2 (4.65%) OSPF
3 2 (4.65%) BGP
3 2 (4.65%) RTP
3 2 (4.65%) SS7
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
General
1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 14 (32.56%) Marketing
3 7 (16.28%) Finance
4 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
5 5 (11.63%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (11.63%) Cantonese Language
5 5 (11.63%) German Language
5 5 (11.63%) Retail
5 5 (11.63%) Local Government
6 4 (9.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Middleware
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
1 15 (34.88%) Open Source
2 11 (25.58%) Internet of Things
3 5 (11.63%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.65%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) TOGAF
3 11 (25.58%) Zachman Framework
3 11 (25.58%) SOA
4 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) Network Management
7 5 (11.63%) ArchiMate
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (11.63%) BPMN
7 5 (11.63%) UML
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) SysML
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) Data Security
9 3 (6.98%) Information Security
9 3 (6.98%) Business Development
10 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (2.33%) MCTS
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vodafone Group
Posted: 16 days ago